With a gurgle of blood, Gathron's beloved friend died in his arms. Wrathful eyes turned to the enemy as he took up a fallen sword.
She stopped running, too late to reach the departing bus. Seconds later she witnessed a tractor trailer pulverize it into confetti.
His mortal wound bled onto the waters. Holding his emaciated mother with care, they entered the reincarnation pool together.
The undergrad stared at her. "A professor?" "We both are... 50 years from now. But now my future mind is in my 20 year old self!"
They awoke from bacterial fevers with only amnesia, and not the additional violent psychoses now afflicting 95% of humanity.
"Gym was the worst. You don’t want to know how many times those bitches broke into my locker and threw my clothes in the toilet."
She curled up on the couch, watching TV and laying her head on his stomach. His hand on her shoulder, all was right with the world.
The goblin queen removed her wedding dress. "Do you still regret becoming like me?" He embraced her green nakedness. "Not now."
"But.. I wished you free, Jinn," he said. The mideastern woman smiled. "And then I wished to be human. Let's see where this goes!"
Asil tugged her grey hijab, then pointed to the black domino mask she wore under it. "Capes are cool, but these fit in a purse."
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